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In Georgia, more than 32% of coronavirus patients are hospitalized

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Georgia began releasing the number of Georgians hospitalized due to coronavirus and the numbers show that 32.9% of patients who tested positive for coronavirus are currently hospitalized.

As of 7 p.m. Tuesday, 1,097 Georgians have tested positive for COVID-19. Of those, 361 are hospitalized and 38 people have died because of the virus.

Georgia’s death rate is 3.46%.

Despite early reports that elderly residents were most at-risk of catching coronavirus, in Georgia 56% of cases have been confirmed in people age 18 to 59. People 60 and over make up 35% of the total number of infected Georgians.

Below is the breakdown of confirmed cases by county.

CountyCases
Fulton191
Dekalb107
Dougherty101
Cobb90
Bartow76
Gwinnett46
Cherokee30
Carroll26
Lee24
Clayton21
Clarke17
Hall16
Henry13
Douglas12
Fayette12
Floyd12
Lowndes11
Coweta10
Richmond10
Forsyth8
Gordon8
Polk8
Rockdale8
Chatham7
Columbia6
Laurens6
Newton6
Paulding6
Troup6
Early5
Glynn5
Houston5
Oconee5
Spalding5
Bibb4
Mitchell4
Muscogee4
Pickens4
Sumter4
Tift4
Worth4
Baker3
Crisp3
Effingham3
Lamar3
Lumpkin3
Monroe3
Peach3
Terrell3
Baldwin2
Barrow2
Bryan2
Butts2
Coffee2
Seminole2
Stephens2
Whitfield2
Ben Hill1
Burke1
Camden1
Catoosa1
Charlton1
Chattooga1
Clinch1
Colquitt1
Dawson1
Fannin1
Greene1
Harris1
Heard1
Irwin1
Jasper1
Liberty1
Lincoln1
Macon1
Madison1
Meriwether1
Miller1
Morgan1
Pierce1
Pulaski1
Randolph1
Tattnall1
Telfair1
Turner1
Twiggs1
Walton1
Washington1
Unknown79

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